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Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)

ESTABLISHMENT DATA
Table B-8. Average hourly and weekly earnings of production and nonsupervisory employees on private nonfarm payrolls by industry sector, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry Average hourly earnings Average weekly earnings
Nov.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)
Nov.
2022(p)
Nov.
2021
Sept.
2022
Oct.
2022(p)
Nov.
2022(p)

Total private

$26.55 $27.78 $27.91 $28.10 $908.01 $944.52 $948.94 $952.59

Goods-producing

26.99 28.27 28.41 28.51 1,103.89 1,150.59 1,156.29 1,154.66

Mining and logging

31.74 33.07 33.09 33.01 1,491.78 1,587.36 1,581.70 1,574.58

Construction

31.04 32.78 32.91 32.94 1,232.29 1,294.81 1,306.53 1,287.95

Manufacturing

24.24 25.25 25.38 25.57 1,003.54 1,037.78 1,040.58 1,045.81

Durable goods

25.32 26.42 26.62 26.88 1,050.78 1,093.79 1,102.07 1,110.14

Nondurable goods

22.53 23.35 23.37 23.40 932.74 945.68 944.15 945.36

Private service-providing

26.46 27.67 27.81 28.02 873.18 910.34 912.17 919.06

Trade, transportation, and utilities

23.05 24.24 24.42 24.78 788.31 821.74 827.84 840.04

Wholesale trade

28.26 29.59 29.79 29.94 1,104.97 1,154.01 1,158.83 1,167.66

Retail trade

18.99 19.70 19.84 19.96 582.99 596.91 601.15 604.79

Transportation and warehousing

25.03 26.77 26.93 27.95 953.64 1,011.91 1,017.95 1,053.72

Utilities

40.38 42.29 42.88 42.74 1,683.85 1,780.41 1,826.69 1,812.18

Information

36.87 38.93 38.92 39.33 1,345.76 1,405.37 1,405.01 1,415.88

Financial activities

30.90 32.56 32.64 32.77 1,152.57 1,211.23 1,210.94 1,212.49

Professional and business services

31.46 32.75 32.94 33.12 1,145.14 1,192.10 1,199.02 1,202.26

Education and health services

27.97 29.13 29.26 29.40 909.03 949.64 953.88 958.44

Leisure and hospitality

16.95 17.99 18.09 18.21 423.75 442.55 443.21 446.15

Other services

24.19 24.76 24.78 24.96 759.57 772.51 775.61 776.26

Footnotes
(1) Data relate to production employees in mining and logging and manufacturing, construction employees in construction, and nonsupervisory employees in the service-providing industries. These groups account for approximately four-fifths of the total employment on private nonfarm payrolls.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data have been revised to reflect March 2021 benchmark levels and updated seasonal adjustment factors.

Last Modified Date: December 02, 2022